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Virjean "Jeanie" M. Beckmann

November 20, 1940 — January 19, 2022

Virjean M. “Jeanie” Beckmann, 81, of North Platte died Wednesday January 19, 2022, at Linden Court in North Platte.



Funeral services will be at 10:30 am Tuesday January 25th at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Grand Island. Burial will be in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery at Grand Island.



Visitation will be from 4 to 6 pm Monday January 24th at Apfel Funeral Home concluding with a 6 pm vigil service.



Memorials are suggested to the North Platte Senior Center.



Virjean Marie Beckmann was born on November 20, 1940, to Norton and Sophie Irvine of Shelton, NE. She was raised on a farm in Alda, graduated from Grand Island Senior High School and attended Kearney State College. She married Don Beckmann in 1959, moved to North Platte and had three children.



Jeanie had a long career with the North Platte Fire Department and retired in 2007.



She enjoyed hunting, country music, dances and travelling. Jeanie took three trips to Europe, went on cruises, trips to Mexico and Hawaii. She also enjoyed bus trips to destinations across the US.



She is survived by her three children – Douglas (Deb) Beckmann, Dale (Terri) Beckmann and Diane Beckmann, two grandchildren – Jacque (Jeff) Stittle and Donnie Beckmann, four great grandchildren – Spencer, Cora, Benjamin and Calvin, her brother Robert Irvine and many nieces and nephews.



She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Marlin Irvine and his wife Ann, brother Devon Irvine and his wife Alvera, her sister Gloria Rathman and her husband Gerald; sister-in-law Bonnie Irvine; and nephew, Michael Irvine.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, January 24, 2022

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Apfel Funeral Home - Grand Island

1123 West 2nd Street, Grand Island, NE 68801

A vigil service will take place at 6 PM

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022

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